PGI logo cropped.png
Congressional Millionaire’s Club
The Personal Gain Index shines a light on how members of Congress benefit during their tenure.





Difference between revisions of "West Virginia"

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search
m (2014 election updates)
m (Changed location of "Forms of direct democracy in the U.S.")
Line 111: Line 111:
 
<br><br>
 
<br><br>
 
<h3 style="margin:0; background:#0047AB; font-size:120%; font-weight:bold; border:1px solid #0047AB; align:center; text-align:center; color: white; padding:0.2em 0.4em;">'''State laws & history of West Virginia'''</h3><br>
 
<h3 style="margin:0; background:#0047AB; font-size:120%; font-weight:bold; border:1px solid #0047AB; align:center; text-align:center; color: white; padding:0.2em 0.4em;">'''State laws & history of West Virginia'''</h3><br>
<center>[[West Virginia state budget|State budget]] • [[West Virginia public pensions|Public pensions]] • [[West Virginia Constitution|State Constitution]] • [[West Virginia Supreme Court|State Supreme Court]] <br>• [[Laws governing ballot measures in West Virginia|Laws governing ballot measures]] • [[Laws governing recall]] <br>• [[Laws governing local ballot measures in West Virginia|Laws governing local measures]] • [[Laws governing direct democracy in West Virginia|Laws governing direct democracy]] <br>• [[West Virginia signature requirements|Signature requirements]] • [[History of direct democracy in West Virginia|History of direct democracy]] <br>• [[Public financing of campaigns#West Virginia|Public Financing of Campaigns]] • [[Campaign finance requirements for West Virginia ballot measures|Campaign finance requirements]]<br><br></center>
+
<center>[[West Virginia state budget|State budget]] • [[West Virginia public pensions|Public pensions]] <br>• [[West Virginia Constitution|State Constitution]] • [[West Virginia Supreme Court|State Supreme Court]] <br>• [[Laws governing ballot measures in West Virginia|Laws governing ballot measures]] • [[Laws governing recall]] <br>• [[Laws governing local ballot measures in West Virginia|Laws governing local measures]] • [[Laws governing direct democracy in West Virginia|Laws governing direct democracy]] <br>• [[West Virginia signature requirements|Signature requirements]] <br>• [[Public financing of campaigns#West Virginia|Public Financing of Campaigns]] • [[Campaign finance requirements for West Virginia ballot measures|Campaign finance requirements]]<br>• [[Forms of direct democracy in the American states|Forms of direct democracy in the U.S.]] • [[History of direct democracy in West Virginia|History of direct democracy]]<br><br></center>
  
 
<td style="border-left: 1px solid grey; padding-left:35px;" align="center" valign="top">
 
<td style="border-left: 1px solid grey; padding-left:35px;" align="center" valign="top">
Line 165: Line 165:
 
<center>[[Political recall efforts by state|Political recall efforts]] • [[:Category:Recall by year|Recalls by year]]</center>
 
<center>[[Political recall efforts by state|Political recall efforts]] • [[:Category:Recall by year|Recalls by year]]</center>
 
<hr>
 
<hr>
<center><br>[[Recall|What is recall?]] • [[Laws governing recall]] • [[How to initiate a recall]] • [[Forms of direct democracy in the American states|Direct democracy in the U.S.]]<br><br></center>
+
<center><br>[[Recall|What is recall?]] • [[Laws governing recall]] • [[How to initiate a recall]] <br><br></center>
 
   
 
   
 
</td></tr></table>
 
</td></tr></table>

Revision as of 16:39, 16 January 2014

[edit]


?

West Virginia state hub.jpg


Welcome to West Virginia on Ballotpedia!


Located in the Southern region of the United States, the state of West Virginia is bordered by Virginia, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Maryland. Nicknamed “the Mountain state,” West Virginia was the 35th state admitted to the Union in 1863. In addition to being one of the key Civil War border states, today West Virginia is know for its mountains, diverse terrain and coal mining. West Virginia’s capital and largest city is the City of Charleston. Currently, there are two Democratic members of the U.S. Senate, a total of 3 members of the U.S. House of Representatives, 34 members of the West Virginia State Senate and 100 members of the West Virginia House of Representatives. As of September 2013, West Virginia is one of 13 Democratic state government trifectas.

?

Find us on Facebook   Find us on Twitter   Judgepedia   

Ballotpedia
Lucy Burns Institute

Pencil.pngBallotpedia unique reports


The Tuesday CountPension Hotspots

The Executive SummaryWho Runs the States

The State Legislative Tracker

Competitiveness Analysis of state legislative elections

Ballot access for candidates


Vote button trans.png Ballotpedia election coverage and reports


Congressional 2013-2014 special election, 2014 election coverage & reports

State Executive Official election coverage & reports

State Legislative 2013-2014 election coverage & reports

Ballot measure & recall election coverage

Ballot measure state reports & local reports

School board elections


To receive news updates and press releases, sign-up below:

Join Our Mailing List
Email:
For Email Marketing you can trust

2014 elections in West Virginia

On the 2014 ballot
Find current U.S. election news and links here.

Voting in West Virginia

Important voting information
Absentee votingEarly votingBlue Book
RedistrictingVote fraud
For more information on voting in West Virginia,
click here
.

External resources for the State of West Virginia

West Virginia
Portal
Lookup
Sample ballot
Past election results
Candidate database
Campaign finance reports
Note: The links above reflect information provided by the state elections authority website as of 9/10/2013. Depending on how many voter services are available, some links may be missing (**). If you would like to nominate a new link for inclusion in the table, send an email to editor@ballotpedia.org


National politics in West Virginia


CongressLogo.png United States congressional delegation from West Virginia



Flag of the United States.png Current members of the U.S. Senate


Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:Predecessor:
Jay Rockefeller
Jay Rockefeller.jpg
Democratic PartyU.S. Senate, West Virginia 1985January 3, 2015LinkJennings Randolph (D)
Joe Manchin III
Joe Manchin.jpg
Democratic PartyU.S. Senate, West Virginia 2010January 3, 2019November 2018LinkCarte Goodwin (D)


Flag of the United States.png Current members of the U.S. House of Representatives

Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:Predecessor:
David McKinley
David McKinley.jpg
Republican PartyDistrict 1 2011January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkAlan Mollohan (D)
Nick Rahall
Nick Rahall.jpg
Democratic PartyDistrict 3 1993January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkBob Wise (D)
Shelley Moore Capito
Shelley Moore Capito.jpeg
Republican PartyDistrict 2 2001January 3, 2015LinkBob Wise (D)


About the U.S. Congress

113th United States Congress
2013-2014 Special Congressional elections
2014 Congressional elections
2014 U.S. Senate elections
2014 U.S. House elections
November 6, 2012 General Election Winners

United States Constitution
What is a filibuster?
Do you know the staff salaries of your U.S. Congress member?
List of incumbents who are retired
Filing requirements for congressional candidates
2012 Congressional elections contested primaries analysis

All links below will redirect you to our sister site, Judgepedia, an online encyclopedia about the United States' courts and judges.

?



Judgepedia presents the State of West Virginia
Check out West Virginia's judiciary on Judgepedia

The structure of the West Virginia judicial system is laid out in Article IV of the state constitution. There are five state level courts: the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia, the West Virginia Circuit Courts, the West Virginia Family Courts, the West Virginia Magistrate Courts and the West Virginia Municipal Courts.


The federal court system is made up of the United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia, the United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia, the Northern District of West Virginia Bankruptcy Court and the Southern District of West Virginia Bankruptcy Court. Appeals from these courts go to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

?

judgepedia.org

West Virginia

State West Virginia

Federal courts

Elections and Selection

West Virginia
Flag of West Virginia.png
The Mountain State
Capital:   Charleston
Motto:   Mountaineers are always free
Population:   1.85 million
Area of state:   24,230 sq. mi.
Admitted to U.S.:   1863
Ballotpedia News
Ballotpedia RSS.jpg